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    Wednesday, January 22, 2020
    We would like to recognize and celebrate our wonderful REFERRAL PARTNERS!    Sultan Nabkel, Jack London Kitchen & Bath, who referred Kwam Mills, Friedmans ApplianceAlan Aranha, Exchange Bank, who referred Edward Jones - Financial Advisor: Becket ColomboMarci Nava, Framework Organizational Development, who referred Darin Freitag and Eric Friedman, Arrow Builders, Inc.Sean Kelly, Lamperti ...read more
    Categories: Community, Fun Facts, Human Interest, E-Communication - Newsletter, General News Article, Marin Builders Association NEWS
    Wednesday, January 22, 2020
    Businesses, such as manufacturers, schools, and motels, must have very clear and easy to understand evacuation procedures in case an emergency occurs. A written and fully implemented Emergency Action Plan is needed, outlining specific responses based on foreseeable emergencies, such as fires, chemical releases, earthquakes, and weather-related issues. No one should remain in the building if the ...read more
    Categories: Cornerstone Partner News, E-Communication - Newsletter, E- Communication - Toolkit Program, Education, Safety and Training
    Wednesday, January 22, 2020
    Novato and Sonoma based SolarCraft, a leading North Bay solar installer for over 35 years, recently completed the installation of an 85 kW DC solar system at Petaluma Public Storage in Petaluma, CA.  This new photovoltaic solar system will save them over $25,500 annually on utility bills, powering their facility with clean, renewable solar electricity for decades to come.   The solar power ...read more
    Categories: Community, E-Communication - Newsletter, General News Article, Green Building - Sustainability, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Press Release
    Tuesday, January 21, 2020
     The Marin Resource Conservation District would like to notify contractors in Sonoma and Marin County of a project in Marshall, CA.    Request for Cost Proposal for Dairy Irrigation System UpgradesLocation: Marshall, CA Engineer’s Cost Estimate: $140,000-$160,000   Marin Resource Conservation District is soliciting for cost proposals from A License contractors for a dairy project, ...read more
    Categories: Project Bid Requests
    Friday, January 17, 2020
    By Shauna Krause, President, Capitol Services, Inc.   Let’s play ‘catch’. You’re busted! New year and new ground to cover as ‘MMXX’ will likely cost contractor’s a little more and it’s good to know those fees help bring a lot more ‘SWIFT’ justice in leveling the playing field for the good guys! …   Focused primarily on educating your consumer customers, it’s also some comfort to know that the ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Education, Safety and Training
    Wednesday, January 15, 2020
    LOOKING TOWARD A FIRE-RESISTANT FUTURE Heather Wright Foye · Architect & Principal Wright Architecture · San Rafael, CA  Growing up in the Sierra Nevada Foothills, wildfire has always been a fear in my family’s heart.  Our home was uncomfortably close to the 49er fire which heightened our awareness of fire’s destructive and life-threatening potential.  Back then in September of 1988, however, ...read more
    Categories: Education, Safety and Training, Press Release, Community, General News Article, Papers/Research, Human Interest
    Monday, January 13, 2020
    Click the links below to view a current list of Tax Liens & Completions published and provided by the County of Marin. If what you're looking for is not listed below, please don't hesitate to call our offices directly at 415.462.1220 or contact Paula Krause at paula@marinbuilders.com.01.03.2001.12.20
    Categories: Tax Liens and Completions
    Friday, January 10, 2020
      San Rafael, CA (January 9, 2020) – The Mario Ghilotti Family Foundation has made a $300,000 commitment to the Career Technical Education Foundation and Marin Builders Association to support expansion of a successful local youth training program called the North Bay Construction Corps (NBCC).                                 The North Bay Construction Corps, launched in Sonoma County in 2017 ...read more
    Categories: Cornerstone Partner News, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Press Release, Community, E-Communication - Newsletter, Education, Safety and Training, General News Article, Marin Builders Association NEWS
    Friday, January 10, 2020
    Influenza (commonly known as the flu) is a serious contagious disease that can lead to hospitalization or even death. Prevent its spread and minimize its potential impact with the following steps.Click here to download the complete training short in EnglishClick here to download the complete training short in Spanish Safety & Training Shorts provided by George Petersen Insurance Agency, the proud ...read more
    Categories: Education, Safety and Training, E-Communication - Newsletter, Cornerstone Partner News, E- Communication - Toolkit Program
    Friday, January 10, 2020
    Marin Builders Association is actively helping to build a workforce pipeline through our collaborative efforts with North Bay Construction Corps, Marin County Office of Education, Mario Ghilotti Family Foundation, and most recently with the Education to Career (e2c) cohort coordinated by Canal Alliance, College of Marin and Marin Builders. All interested members are encouraged to review resumes ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Community, E-Communication - Newsletter, Education, Safety and Training, Human Interest, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Economic, Fun Facts
    Monday, January 06, 2020
    By Shauna Krause, President, Capitol Services, Inc.   As we begin this New Year, I start with a trip back in ‘time’ to rewind his ‘expiration’.  Another contractor puts his ‘finger’ on a problem that shows that sometimes all you can do is standby despite planning ahead…   Q:  My license expired on 11/30/19.  I submitted my license renewal just a couple of days before the expiration date with ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Education, Safety and Training
    Thursday, January 02, 2020
    This week, two construction education programs supported by the Marin Builders Association will begin new classes with over 50 total students exploring the benefits of construction and the built environment as a career path.Your membership support of the Marin Builders Association helps to make these programs possible. Thank you! If you would like more information about how you can help these ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Safety and Training, General News Article, Press Release, E-Communication - Newsletter, Fun Facts, Marin Builders Association NEWS
    Wednesday, January 01, 2020
    North Bay Construction Corps - Class of Marin addresses the high demand for construction workers in our community. This program places over 20 well trained and prepared high school seniors directly into the construction industry with local Marin Builders Association firms at the end of each class cycle.  Cohorts begin in January and conclude in June with a 2 week boot camp. Students will then ...read more
    Categories: Cornerstone Partner News, Education, Safety and Training, Human Interest, Press Release, Community, E-Communication - Newsletter, Event Related, General News Article, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Fun Facts
    Monday, December 30, 2019
    Objective: To provide an overview of the steps of lockout/tagout. Before beginning service or maintenance, the authorized employee must follow these steps in sequence and according to the energy-control procedure. 1. Prepare for Shutdown 2. Shutdown 3. Isolate Energy Sources 4. Apply Locks & Tags 5. Control Residual, Stored, & Potential EnergyClick here to download the complete training ...read more
    Categories: Cornerstone Partner News, E-Communication - Newsletter, Education, Safety and Training, E- Communication - Toolkit Program
    Monday, December 30, 2019
    The California Legislature introduced more than 3,033 bills in the first half of the 2019-2020 session. Via the link below, we summarize some of the more important bills affecting contractors in their roles as contractors, effective January 1, 2020, unless otherwise noted. Not addressed here are many other bills that will affect contractors in their roles as businesses, taxpayers, and employers. ...read more
    Categories: Cornerstone Partner News, Economic, General News Article, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Press Release, Community, E-Communication - Newsletter
    Thursday, November 21, 2019
    The Marin Builders Association Board of Directors recently welcomed State Senator Mike McGuire. Senator McGuire addressed highlights about the economy, housing, insurance, energy, and permit process reform in Marin County. Senator McGuire plans to meet again with the Marin Builders Association Permit Simplicity Initiative Team to further discuss the work they are conducting with regard to permit ...read more
    Categories: Advocacy and Legislation, E-Communication - Advocacy, Economic, Human Interest, Permits - Marin County, Press Release, Community, E-Communication - Newsletter, General News Article, Marin Builders Association NEWS
    Thursday, November 21, 2019
    On November 20th - North Bay Construction Corps of Marin - Sponsored by the Mario Ghilotti Family Foundation hosted a program information night with Mike Ghilotti from Ghilotti Bros. Inc. and the Mario Ghilotti Family Foundation at the Marin County Office of Education in San Rafael. Mike Ghilotti addressed the applicants describing the high demand for construction workers in Marin County and the ...read more
    Categories: Community, E-Communication - Newsletter, Education, Safety and Training, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Press Release, Cornerstone Partner News, Economic, Event Related, General News Article, Marin Builders Association NEWS
    Friday, November 15, 2019
    The recently expanded Marin Builders Association Scholarship and Workforce Development Fund made a "surprise delivery" at Terra Linda High School on Friday, November 8th. On behalf of the Builders Association, Golden State Lumber delivered new lumber, tools, and building materials worth nearly $2,000 to teacher Allison Oropallo and her shop class as part of an educational support effort. Brian ...read more
    Categories: E-Communication - Newsletter, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Press Release, Community, Education, Safety and Training, General News Article, Marin Builders Association NEWS
    Monday, November 11, 2019
     Marin Builders Association, Town of Tiburon and Marin Economic Forum Collaborate to Measure and Improve the Permit Customer Experience  The Town of Tiburon has announced a new partnership with the Marin Builders Association and Marin Economic Forum to help improve the experience for the permit customers. The Customer Satisfaction Assessment is a program designed to measure and ultimately improve ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Advocacy and Legislation, E-Communication - Advocacy, General News Article, Press Release
    Friday, October 18, 2019
    The County of Marin recently approved the first reading of an increase in permitting fees (Marin IJ article). The Marin Builders Association Board of Directors opposes the increase. Going forward, we are attempting to work with County leaders to improve service for permit applicants similar to the work we are doing with the City of San Rafael. If you have suggestions about how the county can ...read more
    Categories: Advocacy and Legislation, E-Communication - Advocacy, E-Communication - Newsletter, General News Article, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Press Release
    Monday, September 16, 2019
    Beginning January 1, 2020, the California Air Resources Board’s (CARB) Truck and Bus Regulation will be enforced through a new automatic process. Senate Bill 1, the Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017 (SB 1), was signed into law on April 28, 2017. This bill states that the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) must check that vehicles are compliant with, or exempt from, CARB’s Truck ...read more
    Categories: Advocacy and Legislation, Community, Economic, General News Article, Papers/Research, E-Communication - Newsletter, Human Interest
    Wednesday, August 07, 2019
    BUILDERS: Have you been struggling to connect to the subs and vendors you need to make your project go smoothly?  HOME/PROPERTY OWNERS:  Have you been challenged to find an available contractor to help with a maintenance issue or renovation project? Marin Builders Association can help! In order to be efficient, we will need some accurate information to get started:A brief summary of your project ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, General News Article, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Project Bid Requests, E-Communication - Newsletter, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Press Release
    Friday, June 21, 2019
    Inspiration. Expertise. Professionals. 500+ Local Resources for your Home. The most recognized and respected name in local Building meets the most recognized and respected name in local News. Marin Builders Association is back, with help from Marin Independent Journal and San Rafael based design studio, And Them, with the latest edition of the incomparable go-to resource guide for homeowners in ...read more
    Categories: Community, E-Communication - Newsletter, Education, Safety and Training, General News Article, Human Interest, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Marin Home Resource Guide, Press Release
    Sunday, June 16, 2019
    Construction Training Program Tackles Shortage in Building Industry     In response to the North Bay’s high demand for skilled construction workers, the Marin Builders Association has again partnered with College of Marin, Canal Alliance, and CareerPoint Marin to bring construction training and job opportunities to students Marin.    The Education to Career (e2c) construction training program ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Press Release, E-Communication - Newsletter, Education, Safety and Training, General News Article, Marin Builders Association NEWS
    Friday, February 01, 2019
    https://chambermaster.blob.core.windows.net/userfiles/UserFiles/chambers/9100/File/Permits_2019/San_Rafael/May-AssessorsMonthlyReport.xlsClick the links below to view a current list of permit reports published and provided by the County of Marin and the individual cities/towns including Corte Madera, Larkspur, Mill Valley, Novato, San Anselmo, San Rafael, Sausalito and Tiburon. If what you're ...read more
    Categories: Permits - Marin County, Permits
    Friday, February 01, 2019
    Click the links below to view a current list of Tax Liens & Completions published and provided by the County of Marin. If what you're looking for is not listed below, please don't hesitate to call our offices directly at 415.462.1220 or contact Paula Krause at paula@marinbuilders.com.01.11.19 ​01.18.19 ​01.25.19 ​02.01.19 ​02.08.19 ​02.22.19 ​03.01.19 ​03.15.19 ​03.22.19 ​03.29.19 ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Education, Safety and Training, Tax Liens and Completions
    Tuesday, August 01, 2017
    Marin Builders working behind the scenes for our members.SB 1254 – Unlicensed ContractorsProperty owners can be held liable for injuries to uninsured workers and the Contractors' License Board (CSLB) has no direct authority to intervene. This bill gives the CSLB the tools they need to fight unlicensed contractors by providing the Registrar with the authority to issue administrative Stop Work ...read more
    Categories: Advocacy and Legislation, E-Communication - Advocacy, Economic, Papers/Research, Press Release
    Click here for Subcontractor Lien Protection Checklist to protect your Lien rights provided by the Marin Builders Association and Dan McLennon of Smith, Currie & Hancock, LLP.
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Tax Liens and Completions
    Click here for General Contractors Lien Rights Protection Checklist to protect your Lien rights provided by the Marin Builders  Association and Board member Dan McLennon.
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Tax Liens and Completions
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